This year's program includes 65 films and nine programs of shorts that are screening at the ChiTown Movies Drive-In in Pilsen.
The first North American town to be named a UNESCO City of Literature offers talks, readings, panels, exhibits and a walking tour of literary Iowa City.
This big fest features readings, lectures, book discussions, writing workshops, live interviews and children's events.
This town, just north of Minneapolis, calls itself the Halloween Capital of the World. Festivities include a house-decorating contest and a Grande Day Parade.
This all-ages fantasy festival in Woodstock Square features a magical talking hat, Quidditch training, an owlery, a wandering magician, a cosplay scavenger hunt and a costume parade and contest.